RAILMASTER - Ref. 2914-3
A RARE STAINLESS STEEL CENTER SECONDS
ANTI-MAGNETIC WRISTWATCH, 1958 REF 2914-3 SC RAILMASTER
284 manual wind movement, 17 jewels, anti-magnetic dust cap * black
matte dial, luminescent dauphine hands,
sweep seconds * screw back * case, dial and movement signed * diameter
Released in 1957, the Railmaster, was Omega's response to
the growing desire in the market for a watch that would resist high
magnetic fields in electro-industrial work.
Originally rated to be
safe up to 1,000 gauss (a unit that measures the strength of magnetic
fields) due to its double-case construction, use of soft iron, and a
dial more than twice as thick as standard dials, it was one of the best
anti-magnetic watches in the market at the time. It is said that during
this period, Rolex's Milgauss model, whose name comes from its ability
to function well up to 1,000 gauss, actually only rated to around 800
Part of a trilogy of 'Master' watches, along with the
Speedmaster and Seamaster models, the Railmaster had a much shorter
production run due to its unusual tool status and its extremely simple
The timepiece had a short production run starting in 1957, and ending in
1963 before its trilogy counterparts. Due to its short production run
and limited pieces produced, it is one of the most collectible pieces of
the trilogy today.
Today, this model is extremely collectible due to its rarity, style
and its part in the history of mid-century technology.
- serial: 16.581.xxx
- watch is in a completely
original condition and it runs excellent!
- watch comes with a
handmade vintage leather strap plus Omega buckle.
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